This popular text has been updated to ensure that it continues to provide a current and comprehensive overview of the main Christian theologies of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. * Each chapter is written by a leading theologian and gives a clear picture of a particular movement, topic or individual. * New and updated treatments of topics covered in earlier editions, with over half the chapters new to this edition or revised by new authors. * New section singling out six classic theologians of the twentieth century * Expanded treatment of the natural sciences, gender, Roman Catholic theology since Vatican II, and African, Asian and Evangelical theologies * Completely new chapters on spirituality, pastoral theology, philosophical theology, postcolonial biblical interpretation, Pentecostal theology, Islam and Christian theology, Buddhism and Christian theology, and theology and film * As in previous editions, the text opens with a full introduction to modern theology. * Epilogue discussing the present situation and prospects of Christian theology in the twenty-first century.
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Author Biography - David F. Ford
David F. Ford is Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of numerous books, including: Theology: A Very Short Introduction (2000), Self and Salvation: Being Transformed (1999), The Shape of Living (1997), Meaning and Truth in 2 Corinthians (1988, with Frances M. Young), Jubilate. Theology in Praise (1984, with Daniel W. Hardy), and Barth and Gods Story. Biblical Narrative and the Theological Method of Karl Barth in the Church Dogmatics (1981). He also directs the Cambridge Interfaith Programme and is a member of the editorial board of a number of major journals, including Modern Theology and Scottish Journal of Theology. Rachel Muers is Lecturer in Theology at the University of Exeter and author of Keeping God's Silence (Blackwell, 2005)